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A Conversation with former Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Robert Pinsky

Robert Pinsky

In this wide-ranging conversation, the former Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky will discuss his collaboration on an opera with Tod Machover of the Media Lab, his ongoing Favorite Poem Project, his ideas about poetry and democratic culture, and his recent prose book, The Life of David, an account of the biblical poet-king. Forum Director David Thorburn will moderate the forum.

Machover will join the forum at the beginning of the conversation to discuss the opera-in-progress Death and the Powers.

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Date:
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Venue

MIT Media Lab, Bartos Theater
20 Ames Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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